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Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Reuters - Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to address global warming.
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Tanzania: Effects of Climate Change Features High at Youth Forum

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - THE East African Regional Youth Summit on Climate Change opened in Mwanza last week and participants deliberated on the impact of weather change on the region.
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Washington State outlines plans for carbon trading

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - Governor Jay Inslee prepares second attempt at developing cap and trade scheme in north west state
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New Zealand’s 'dramatic' ice loss could lead to severe decline of glaciers

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Guardian - Study says Southern Alps mountain range has lost 34% of permanent snow and ice since 1977
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Pacific leaders to discuss climate change, sustainable fishing during Pacific Islands Forum in Palau

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: ABC Australia - Hundreds of delegates from across the Pacific are arriving in Koror in Palau to discuss climate change, non-communicable diseases and protecting marine life.
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Minorities aren't well represented in environmental groups, study says

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:04
Source: Phys.org - Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the "green ceiling" inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday.
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How many solar panels would it take to power Earth?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:04
Source: Christian Science Monitor - What would a world powered by solar energy alone look like? According to one study, it would need to be enough solar panels to fill an area about the size of West Virginia.
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World’s religions unite for New York climate summit

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: RTCC - Leaders from Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and other communities to gather ahead of Ban Ki-moon climate summit
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Climate change cooperation can start new phase in ties: Kerry

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: The Hindu - Asserting that the solution to climate change is energy policy, Secretary of State John Kerry has fully supported the “saffron revolution” call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that cooperation between India and the US in the field would kick off a new chapter in bilateral ties.
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World's largest solar boat on Greek prehistoric mission

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: NZ Herald - The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organiser has said.
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Japan gives Caribbean US$15m for climate change projects

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: Jamaica Observer - Japan is providing US$15 million to help several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries cope with the impact of climate change.
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Shanghai carbon market cuts emissions 3.5%

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: Reuters - The nearly 200 firms in Shanghai's emissions trading scheme cut their CO2 output by 5.3 million tonnes in 2013 compared with 2011, government officials said Monday, according to state-owned media.
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Solve climate change … make people smaller

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: Guardian - Bigger people consume more energy, say researchers, who are proposing that reducing the size of humans could mitigate climate change
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Study: Climate change increases chance of slowdown in yields

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: Des Moines Register - The odds of a major production slowdown of corn and wheat are as much as 20 times greater with climate change, according to researchers at Stanford University and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
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Delegates review climate adaptation

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: Fiji Times - REPRESENTATIVES from the food and agriculture sectors from 14 Pacific island countries are meeting in Nadi to share notes and discuss lessons learnt from a five-year pilot project designed to find adaptations to climate change issues faced by their respective communities
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Obama to attend UN climate summit in September

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: AP - President Barack Obama will attend a United Nations summit on climate change in September.
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U.S. envoy to U.N. aviation body hopeful on airline climate plan

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: Reuters - The new U.S. representative to the United Nations body that oversees civil aviation said on Friday he is hopeful the organization's members will be able to agree on a global system to curb carbon emissions from airlines.
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Don't force developing nations to review their voluntary emission cuts, says India

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:14
Source: The Hindu - India, China and other countries in the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group on Tuesday took the position formally that the new climate agreement must not force developing countries to review their volunteered emission reduction targets
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Kiva Funds Renewable Energy Projects, Solar Lights and Clean Cookstoves

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:24
Source: Cleantechnica - Kiva is a world leader in microlending and has helped many people pull themselves out of poverty by lending them money to start small businesses. What may not be known as much is that Kiva also supports renewable energy projects.
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Cameroon: Women Train On Climate Change Techniques

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:24
Source: Cameroon Tribune - Rural women in Cameroon are facing the adverse effects of climatic changes which continuously affect household's food security, health, and the general well being of women and Families.
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